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Wellington Botanic Garden

101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 4-499 1400
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Visit Wellington Botanic Garden and enjoy its 25ha of unique landscape, protected native forest, conifers, specialised plant collections, colourful floral displays, and views over Wellington city. The garden is a Garden of National Significance by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and is an Historic Places Trust Heritage Area. Take the Cable Car up and follow the Downhill path to the city.
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101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We bought RT cable car tickets, don't. As we wound through the various trails looking at ferns, hydrangeas, Australian garden, fragrant flower areas we found our movements were leading downhill. The discovery garden was great and the children's play area with a mini zip line...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 3 days ago

After getting off at the top from the cable car, we gradually walked down through the gardens & cemetery, across the bridge over the highway down into the centre. Had coffee in the cafe. (be warned bottle water $5 !! wow)

Thank Louie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit as it is on a hill above the city offering peaceful walks and nice flower beds. Within easy access of the centre of town

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The walk was nice, not a lot of plants to see (other than the roses at the bottom), but the history of the place is marked out and is interesting. The cemetery was quite amazing with headstones back to the early 1800's - this was...More

Thank Zenthy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Started at the top of the Cable Car and had a very pleasant couple of hours wandering down through the Gardens back to the centre of Wellington. Very informative well laid out Gardens. A real pleasure.

Thank Owen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just beyond compare. It is the most beautiful botanic garden I have ever seen. Wear comfortable shoes, there's a lot of walking involved. We spotted some rare birds there also.

Thank shendrix
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been taken by my Wife to the Gardens,I was very impressed with the whole experience. Well worth the Visit,even if you are not into Gardens.

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a treasure! Such variety, and many lovely spots for children and adults to play and learn and enjoy a mostly-shady walk amid nature. Lovely cafe under a pergola in the rose garden. Just delightful!

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the weekend that the All Whites has to play Peru we visited Wellington and also went to the beautiful botanic gardens. Go up with the cable car and then slowly walk down! Amazing!!

Thank Erik-Jan1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens,very enjoyable day walking around different areas so well maintained,great play ground for the kids.

Thank John C
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Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Joy W | Reviewed this property |
Could be - depends when they deadheaded the last lot - it takes about 52 days for a new set of blooms - there weren't many out when I was there in October.
Mui Hui Y
25 November 2017|
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Response from Cameron P | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be in blossom in the rose garden, different types are planted to blossom at different times of the year.
Karen H
12 September 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen, was it in the Rose Gardens?? There is a plaque for Agnes Tarcque... Remembered with love. The immortal soul flies out into empty space, To seek her fortune in some other place. - Ovia Is this is?